Johnboy

81 Flips | 1 Magazine | 19 Likes | 1 Following | @jibzy73 | Keep up with Johnboy on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Johnboy”

Don’t Confuse Being Nice with Being Weak

Being nice to people doesn’t mean you’re a doormat<p>Do you think nice guys finish last? Evidence proves the contrary. You might have the idea niceness …

Mental Disorders

Mars is as near to Earth as it’s been in 15 years, so Hubble took some photos

mars is the nearest to earth its been in 15 years so hubble took some photos saturn and rings 2018mars is the nearest to earth its been in 15 years …

Astronomy

Curiosity — Hear the Haunting "Music" Detected Between Saturn...

There’s a haunting whistle from space that shows the power of plasma between a planet and its moon. NASA just released a recording of what this …

Enceladus

6 science-backed ways to become smarter

1/<p>Exercising often will give your brain a boost.<p>HBO<p>Your workout affects more than just your cardiovascular health, muscles, and mood.<p>"Exercise …

The Brain

ADHD Drugs Aren't Doing What You Think, Scientists Warn 'Smart Pill' Users

"Young people are using this drug as a performance-enhancing agent."<p>About an hour before any organic chemistry final, there’s usually a student …

The Brain

10 days and 34 words to better relationships

Think about it: unless you are a landscape painter, I’m pretty sure your work involves other people on a daily basis. They accomplish the parts of …

Perseids, constellations, and Mars at opposition: the best skywatching this summer - Vox

The Perseid meteor shower, a total lunar eclipse, and Mars at opposition: the best skywatching this summer.<p>The night sky is our window to the infinite. Above us are an untold number of stars and planets and other geologic wonders, and likely, life. It’s a hopeful place to project our thoughts and …

BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Diabetes

Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

Two common herpes viruses appear to play a role in Alzheimer's disease.<p>The viruses, best known for causing a distinctive skin rash in young children, are abundant in brain tissue from people with Alzheimer's, a team of scientists reports Thursday in <i>Neuron.</i> The team also found evidence that the …

Dementia

5 Causes of Schizophrenia That May Surprise You

Schizophrenia is a chronic, psychiatric disorder that affects a person’s behaviors, thoughts, and feelings. A person living with this disorder may …

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

When phone notifications interrupt our train of thought it's called the 'switch cost' — here's what it means

Scientists are pretty confident smartphone use can be addictive. When your screen blinks, it's hard to not immediately check out who's contacting you, or which media organisation sent you some alarming news.<p>We are constantly inundated with such messages, so it's hard to imagine a life without them. …

Cleveland Clinic

The Science Behind Being Funny. This Is No Joke.

Here is a not so serious overview of what science and research says about what makes you funny (or not).<p>I've written about the science behind lots of things, including influence, note taking, procrastination, and even awkward silence.<p>Now to the science of something a little less serious. Like being …

7 Brilliant Life Hacks You Can Only Learn In Therapy

Everyone loves a good life hack — especially when it seems like something you can only learn in therapy — because therapists have a way of helping …

Disrupted sleep cycles linked with mood disorders

(Reuters Health) - People who have disrupted sleep cycles or less variation in their activity levels around the clock may be more likely to have depression, bipolar disorders and other mental health issues, a UK study suggests.<p>Past research has found that people with a circadian rhythm, or …

How Much Daylight Will You Receive On The Summer Solstice?

If it feels like the days are getting a little longer every time a calendar page is torn off, you are correct. In fact, the longest day of the year is nearly upon us. The summer solstice is the turning point of the annual ebb and flow of daylight hours. This year the summer solstice falls on June …

Landscape Photography

Missing Tapes From The Apollo Missions Reveal The Reason Behind Moon’s Mysterious Warming

A recent study published in the <i>Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets</i> finally sheds light into a 40-year-old moon mystery that started with NASA’s …

The 5 Best Stories I Read This Week: Steve Fine, Photo and Sports Editor

<i>We at Flipboard are on a mission to inform and inspire the world. In light of that, we read a lot. In this ongoing series, our team shares the best things they’ve read recently—whether it made them smarter, challenged their perspective or just made them laugh when they really needed it—and explains</i> …

5 Magazines Worth Your Time: Royal Wedding Edition

With just a day to go until the biggest (in our opinion) wedding of the year, all eyes are on American actress Meghan Markle and Britain’s Prince Harry, who are set to walk down the aisle at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Saturday.<p>Will Prince William leave early to catch the FA Cup football final? …

Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart's aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Medical Research

I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

Sweden distributes 'be prepared for war' leaflet to all 4.8m homes

Defence pamphlet shows how population can prepare in event of attack and contribute to country’s ‘total defence’<p>The Swedish government has begun sending all 4.8m of the country’s households a public information leaflet telling the population, for the first time in more than half a century, what to …

Sweden

Four killed in horror crash

The fatal collision occurred about 6pm near the corner of Bains and Ararat-St Arnaud roads in Navarre.<p>Police believe a vehicle travelling southbound …

One in 10 Australians report feelings of loneliness and isolation

Despite the growing global inter-connectivity, people's experience of loneliness has increased with one in 10 Australians reporting feeling lonely or …

Disability

Business council says exempting banks from Coalition's tax cut would punish customers

Banking royal commission revelations ‘concerning’ but parliament should not use tax policy as punishment, BCA says<p>Exempting the big four banks from the Turnbull government’s planned corporate tax cut would “punish” their customers, shareholders, staff and the economy, the Business Council of …

Customers

Putin bragged of Russian hookers' beauty to Trump, Comey memo says

The 15 pages of documents contain new details about a series of interactions that Comey had with Trump in the weeks before he was fired as FBI …

Donald Trump

Bad News for President Trump

The Comey memos are more revealing than they seem.<p>One feature of the truth is that it doesn’t change much. A lie is hard to sustain. The details may change in each retelling because the liar is not actually remembering the events, but instead remembering the telling of the events. The truth, by …

Donald Trump

'Beyond disturbing': Banking royal commission opponents backtrack

The former head of the Nationals party, which nurtured support for the inquiry among its backbench ranks, late on Thursday evening switched positions …

Financial Services

Check Out This Amazing New Batch Of Ultra Hi-Res Images From SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

Disney and Lucasfilm have today released over 20 images from <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> offering up a better look at stills previously covered in …

Star Wars Anthology Series